Welcome to

El Jarrito

With YOU here, El Jarrito is "ONE HOT PLACE!"

21724 Highland Knolls • Katy, Texas 77450 • Phone: (281) 579-8844

Our Special Offers

Nachos Deluxe

A large platter comes with 12 delicious nachos filled with beans, taco meat or queso. The center is filled with guacamole, sour cream and jalapeños. A smaller platter comes with 8 nachos.

Parrillada Mix Grande

1/2 lb. fish, 1/2 lb. shrimp, 1/2 lb. beef and 1/2 lb chicken fajita. Topped with mishrooms. Served with fresh guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo and cheddar cheese.

El Jarrito Steak

A charcoaled steak marinated with our own marin sauce. It comes with mushrooms and pico de gallo too. This steak is special made for you like my mother made it for me where I grew up -- Guanajuato Mexico!

Note from the General Manager

Hello, my name is Gil Leon, owner of El Jarrito Restaurant y Cantina in Katy, Texas. It is truly a pleasure to serve you! In the year 2002 & 2003, we were selected by the “voter audience” of “citysearch.com” as the BEST MEXICAN FOOD RESTAURANT is all of HOUSTON! We thank you for that great honor. We feel that three things have contributed to this:

Quality Food

Great Staff

Fun Experience

It has been my life long dream to own my own restaurant. Now that my dream has come true, it will be my life long dream to please you! I hope that you enjoy yourself each time that you come to our restaurant. If there is something that displeases you, please let me know and I will personally try to correct it for you. I, my wife Maria, and children, Julio and Maria say “bienvenidos!” And for you our WONDERFUL customers…. we try hard to make YOU feel that El Jarrito…. is YOUR home and “Es One Hot Place!”

This project was made possible by the thoughtful contributions of the following people: Lynn Bortka, John Warner, Randal Roacket.

Are you having a Fiesta?

El Jarrito at your service! We cater private parties from muy pequeno (small) to muy grande (large). Caramba… we can even take the Mariachi!

Our Hot Team

Tom Mallie

Tamale Maker

Bo Racho

Head Bartender

Ben Venidos

Host & Greeter

One Hot Place Gallery

How to Find El Jarrito


21724 Highland Knolls
Katy, Texas 77450

Phone & Email

Phone: (281) 579-8844
Email: eljarritorest@att.net

Working Hours

Mon-Thu: 11:00 - 21:00hrs
Fri-Sun: 11:00 - 21:30hrs